NM is a unique hub of Egyptian young professionals, social change agents, and leaders in their fields. Board, staff, members, mentors, and of course social entrepreneurs, each is passionate about and committed to social change in Egypt
At NM, we leverage the ideas and power of social innovators to tackle Egypt's toughest social challenges. We believe Egypt’s young professionals have what it takes to address our problems. At NM, we offer a platform for building social enterprises, along with a network of supportive, like-minded people, to help turn our dreams into reality.
Our work centers on the concepts of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise/start-ups. Over the past 8 years, NM has supported more than 40 social start-ups and enterprises from a wide range of fields. Our currently incubated social start-ups impact over 50,000 beneficiaries annually
At Nahdet el Mahrousa, our extended network consists of Egyptians who are passionate about social entrepreneurship and committed to building Egypt together and from within. NM and our social enterprises are always looking for individuals and organizations to join our movement. Here are a few ways you can get involved:
Since its inception, NM has been open platform for innovators, social entrepreneurs, and the development community. These individuals gather to further their mission, meet like-minded people, learn about current issues, transform perceived challenges into opportunities, and find meaningful ways to contribute to Egypt’s development.
Transport for Cairo (TFC) is building a transit map of Cairo’s informal transportation network to help create a reference that commuters can easily use and encourage them to utilize public transportation. In long term aim is to start a trend that will decrease the number of private cars and, in turn, congestion.
TFC works on gathering data of the paths and stops of the informal buses across and using this data to create a transit map of Cairo’s informal transportation network. As the informal transit system becomes more understandable it will become easier to use. More people will be encouraged to utilize public transportation in place of private cars. This will create a domino effect lowering the number of cars and the severity of congestion.
Creating a different understanding of transit in Cairo. Users will find less barriers to access the system, which should encourage the adoption of mass-transit. This will lead to many positive externalities such as the relief of congestion, and the resulting environmental benefits. Planning authorities & development organizations will use our generated data for essential urban infrastructure planning